Definition of price war
: commercial competition characterized by the repeated cutting of prices below those of competitors
Examples of price war in a sentence
The airlines are engaged in another price war.
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PRICE WAR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of price war for English Language Learners
: a situation in which companies or stores compete with each other by lowering their prices on goods or services in order to attract more customers
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